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22 min ago | The Age

Vladimir Putin: what can Australia do?

The families of 38 Australians and permanent residents have been dragged into the geopolitical brinksmanship of Russia and the West.

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3 hrs ago | Medical News

Probiotics have 'modest' effect on blood pressure

The team pooled data from nine randomised controlled trials, involving a total of 543 participants.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Australia, World News

7 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Police seize stolen firearms

ACTING police nabbed two men just 90 minutes after they allegedly stole six firearms and a large amount of ammunition from a home in North Ward.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

11 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

Percat On A High Heading To Queensland Raceway

After achieving his most successful weekend of V8 Supercars racing at Townsville three weeks ago, Coates Hire Racing's Nick Percat is determined to continue his good form at this weekend's championship round at Queensland Raceway, the Coates Hire 400.

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15 hrs ago | Suria

Koala survives terrifying ride clinging...

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometre ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Australia's Luckiest Koala: Hit by a Car and Hung On To It From Maryborough to Gympie

's luckiest koala, was hit by a car on the Bruce Highway on July 25 and then hung on to the car grille for a span of 88 kilometres and survived.

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ABC News

Koala survives car hit and 88km ride to Gympie

A koala survived being hit by a car near Maryborough early Friday morning only to be later discovered clinging to the car's grille at a service station approximately 88 kilometres down the road at Gympie.

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Mashable

Lily Allen's Prank Photograph Gets Australian Police Busted

Australian Federal Police are in hot water after they were involved in a prank gone wrong with British pop star Lily Allen.

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Townsville Bulletin

March steps up uranium fury

People marched along The Strand against uranium mining. LR Sally Pryor, Jenny Brown and Cat Hockings as well as Eddie the 4 year old Maltese cross.

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Yahoo!

Plans to extend work for dole scheme

The unemployed will have to perform 40 job searches a month and up to 25 hours community service per week or lose their payments, under an extension of the federal government's work for the dole scheme.

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NEWS.com.au

Abbott leads the world, but not the polls

THE Western Line is the city's worst. It is overcrowded. It has the most late trains, and is among the most dangerous in terms of violent assaults.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

ABC News

Promise check: $6.7 billion to fix the Bruce Highway

"We will provide an investment of $6.7 billion to partner with the Queensland Government in an $8.5 billion package of works," it says .

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NEWS.com.au

Newman: I'm not going anywhere

HE'S got two massive by-election losses under his belt and a long line of people baying for his political blood but Premier Campbell Newman insists he is in this for the long haul.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ troops train in Queensland

A New Zealand Army soldier prepares to take aim during Exercise Hamel which is being held in Townsville in northern Queensland.

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NEWS.com.au

Hotel worker sexually assaulted by caretaker

NATASHA Knauer was a naive 21-year-old when her hotel employer transferred her to Brisbane, encouraging her to accept free accommodation in an elderly caretaker's apartment.

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Daily Mail

Desperately ill girl whose 18th birthday wish was life WILL get world most expensive drug

Terrifying moment SWAT team stormed a plane after passenger told stewardess 'I want to blow up Canada' and U.S. fighter jets escorted jet back to Toronto An 18-year-old Gold Coast girl has won her bid to have a $680,000-a-year drug subsidised so that she can receive ongoing medical treatments to keep her alive.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

The Horse

AVA: Vaccinate Australian Horses against Hendra Now

Beautiful halter bred mare.Injured a front leg and may or may not be perm. lame.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Australia, World News,

NEWS.com.au

By-election tsunami flushes out political debris

THE parents of Fatima Dyczynski completed their pilgrimage of pain to the MH17 crash site last night, laying flowers atop plane debris.

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NEWS.com.au

Kids go new-age so early these days

QUEENSLAND children as young as seven are using a messaging service that police warn is dangerous as it exposes them to possible contact with sex predators.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting, Australia, World News, Fitness, Yoga

Business Journal

54-hours spent with entrepreneurial strangers: 10 lessons from Startup Weekend

The UpTake: From its start in Boulder seven years ago, Startup Weekend has grown into a global phenomenon.

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